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News from the Architecture degree program.

Rural Studio Pig Roast 2016

Pig Roast 2016

The morning crowd arrived at Morrisette House and gathered on the Great Hall. They noshed on sausage biscuits and sipped orange juice and stood together in silence, gazing curiously to the west. A drummer blasted a string of notes from a Samba whistle and began a steady roll on the snare.

Americas Studio Students Compete Nationally

Render of Farnsworth House

Auburn Architecture students participated in the annual Americas Studio in spring semester of 2016. Annually the Americas studio focuses on contemporary issues of architecture and urbanism in the Americas. Taught by associate professor Rebecca O’Neal Dagg, the third-year studio this spring was

Student Receives $20K Aydelott Travel Award

Josiah Brown, a fifth-year architecture student from Ashland City, Tennessee, is the School of Architecture, Planning and Landscape Architecture’s first recipient of the Aydelott Travel Award.

Auburn Architecture Alumni Elevated to AIA College of Fellows

Larry S. Cash, Paula Burns McEvoy, and C. Al York

Three Auburn alumni were among the 149 elevated to the American Institute of Architects prestigious 2016 College of Fellows: Larry S. Cash (Chapter: AIA Alaska, Firm: RIM Architects); Paula Burns McEvoy (Chapter: AIA Atlanta, Firm: Perkins+Will); and C. Al York (Chapter: AIA Austin, Firm: McKinney

Rural Studio Represents U.S. at Two Prestigious International Exhibitions

Rural Studio in Venice Biennale and Milan Triennale

Rural Studio was invited to participate in two prestigious international exhibitions: 
Milan Triennale (2 April to 12 September 2016)
Venice Architecture Biennale (25 May to 27 November 2016)

Milan Triennale is entitled ARCHITECTURE AS ART.
The Milan Triennale is curated by Lotus magazine, who invited

Alabama Forestry Receives APLA Distinguished Service Award

Fifty years ago, the Alabama Forestry Association and the School of Architecture began a partnership aimed at introducing Auburn architecture students to the design potentials of one of our state’s most plentiful resources.

iPad Initiative

AU School of Architecture Ipad Initiative

In the Fall of 2015, the Biggio Center for the Enhancement of Teaching and Learning approved an application by Visiting Assistant Professor Danielle Willkens for a portion of the second-year architecture studio, ARCH 2010, to participate in the University-wide iPad initiative, a pilot program

54th Annual Alagasco Competition

Ning-Shi winning presentation board

Fourth-year architecture celebrated the end of Fall 2015 with the 54th annual Alagasco competition. This year's challenge was to design a new 150,000 square-foot assisted living facility in the Civil Rights District of Birmingham.

View the Gallery of winning images and presentation boards.

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